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Summer Hotel Maintenance/Driver

POSTED ON 22 Apr 2024
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Summer Hotel Maintenance/Driver

An opportunity to spend the summer season in the Alps!

Alpes Adventures operates the Hotel l'Aigle in the French Alps offering friendly, good value accommodation. The Hotel l’Aigle is located high in the Maurienne Valley at Valmeinier 1800 with spectacular views and direct access onto the mountains. The hotel has 40 en-suite bedrooms, dining room, lounge + bar, games room and an outdoor hot tub overlooking the mountains.  Open July and August.

 We are looking for candidates with a wide breath of skills wishing to experience a summer in the Alps. You will not be afraid of hard work and have the commitment to exceed client expectations, as well as have a sense of fun!  

Job Details:

Reports to Hotel Manager and UK Head Office

  • Responsible for repairs and maintenance of the property.
  • Able to undertake repairs and upgrades ready for the next winter season.
  • Respond to client repair requests in an efficient and timely manner.
  • General handyman jobs such as unclogging drains, unblocking toilets, mending cupboards, drawers, doors.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness and good working order of all hotel leisure facilities (hot tub/ steam room/games room)
  • Driving minibus as required (to train station/council refuse/shopping
  • Ensure that the company vehicles are regularly cleaned and maintained.
  • Complete vehicle and mileage records to be sent to Head Office.
  • Responsible for the compliance of all legal and health and safety policies in relation to vehicles and hotel leisure facilities, equipment and fittings.
  • Maintain all tools and equipment.
  • Work well within the team with a hands-on attitude to help to cover all aspects of the hotel operation, if required.

 What we are looking for:

  • Possession of an EU or UK passport. (For UK nationals working in France we now must obtain a work permit on your behalf unless you have a Carte de Sejour/Titre de Sejour.  All staff will be on a French contract.)
  • Maintenance experience and/or trade qualifications.
  • Previous customer-facing work experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organisation and time-management skills.
  • A friendly and open personality, confident in communicating with all ages.
  • A good standard of general education and ability to multi-task in a busy environment.
  • Full clean driving licence and experience of driving overseas/mountains is desirable.
  • Aged 25 or over due to vehicle insurance restrictions.
  • French language skills desirable. Fluent English required.



In addition to working for an independent, family run firm with over forty years’ experience where you are a valued member of the team and not just a number, the main benefits are:

  • Competitive salary
  • All meals and accommodation on a private basis
  • Contribution for travel to and from resort
  • Medical insurance (not covered by the state)
  • Uniform
  • Hotel bar discount
  • Family and friends accommodation discount
  • A summer Walker’s Lift Pass
  • Getting out and about in the Alps!



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